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Bacteriology in British India : laboratory medicine and the tropics / Pratik Chakrabarti.

  • Chakrabarti, Pratik
Date
2012
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2012.

Physical description

x, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-283) and index.

Contents

Introduction : bacteriology in the tropics -- Bacteriology in India : a moral paradigm -- Moral geographies of tropical bacteriology -- Imperial laboratories and animal experiments -- "A land full of wild animals" : snakes, venoms, and imperial antidotes -- Pasteurian paradigm and vaccine research in India -- Pathogens and places : cholera research in the tropics -- Conclusion.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    FH.23.AA8-9
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ISBN

  • 9781580464086
  • 1580464084